2016 Summer Teacher Institute
Designs for Sustainability in Latin America
July 6-8, 2016
This institute explores innovative solutions for creating a sustainable future for Latin America. Presenting examples from the countryside and city, participants will learn about projects to create a green economy and sustainable development that improves the incomes, health and access to educational and political resources for all of the regions’ citizens.
The institute offers teachers a variety of case studies and potential instructional materials they can incorporate into their classroom that shed light on the significant challenges the region has faced and many of the entrepreneurial actors, programs and policies that offer hope for the future.
Cost: $75 in-service teachers / $25 Education students (includes continental breakfasts, lunches, and materials)
Dorm housing is available for $55/night.
The Institute, organized with Seth Meisel (Interim Dean, Graduate and Continuing Studies, UW-Whitewater) was cosponsored with UW-Whitewater and the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program, UW-Madison.